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Zaza Hlalethwa

Zaza Hlalethwa

    It’s time to talk about black tax
    It’s time to talk about black tax
    The countdown to December has begun. In six weeks a large chunk of South Africa’s black working and middle class will be putting in their leave...
    The Art of Comics and serving‌ ‌the‌ ‌public‌
    The Art of Comics and serving‌ ‌the‌ ‌public‌
    “We tend to model ourselves around certain European institutions but you find that even those institutions are having an identity crisis...
    Until queer means being free
    Until queer means being free
    Queer African identities do not belong in sidelined, airtight containers with clinical, unyielding labels. They are diverse, fluid, and do not...
    Life’s odd times: Kwani is back
    Life’s odd times: Kwani is back
    It’s been a long minute since Kwani Experience vocalist and rapper Kwela Sekele has seen some of his former bandmates.
    Zoë Modiga: Many colours after Yellow
    Zoë Modiga: Many colours after Yellow
    Zoë Modiga has not been home for a while because she’s “getting money three ways”.
    Happy birthday Kalawa Jazmee
    Happy birthday Kalawa Jazmee
    Since the dawn of democracy Kalawa Jazzme has been a quintessential component in the collective South African soundtrack. 
    Stirring up SA’s culinary pot
    Stirring up SA’s culinary pot
    Khanya Mzongwana is a rolling stone. On some days she works with restaurants to develop new menus, which requires her to train kitchen staff. On...
    Art Week’s daring new darling
    Art Week’s daring new darling
    In the two years that she has been in the game, 24-year-old conceptual photographer Lunga Ntila’s name has been synonymous with the practice of...
    Mandla Sibeko: Out of the old, came something new
    Mandla Sibeko: Out of the old, came something new
    According to Mandla Sibeko, FNB Art Joburg is more than the result of giving an old stronghold new ownership and a new name. Leading up to its...
    A beginner’s guide to Art Fair Week
    A beginner’s guide to Art Fair Week
    A lot is happening in Johannesburg’s contemporary art scene this week. So I went around the newsroom answering questions that can help guide you...
    Creating a broader art scene
    Creating a broader art scene
    For almost 12 years, the FNB Joburg Art Fair has been managed and owned by ArtLogic. Earlier this year ArtLogic relinquished its ownership of the...
    Journalism in the era of influencers
    Journalism in the era of influencers
    In the digital age, where information has become democratised through social media, journalism occupies the same spaces as viral memes, catch-up...